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Al-Qaeda Affiliate Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility For Terror Attack In Nairobi

On January 15, 2019, the Shahada News Agency, the media outlet of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab jihadi group, announced that Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya. The message published on Telegram reads: "Harakat Al-Shabab Al-Mujahideen claims responsibility for the attack on the complex in the heart of the Kenya capital Nairobi."[1] At the time of writing the attack was still ongoing.

 

[1] Source: Telegram/ Shahada news agency, January 15, 2019.